Gustavo Melendez Jr. loved his Lil Momma and Pops. He was a proud “Born and Raised Texan”. He liked to cook, loved football and fishing – he always had a fishing pole. Gustavo loved his craft of masonry work and he was very detailed in all he did. He was a sensitive man as well as a jokester. His laugh was contagious. Gustavo loved his familia.
Gustavo Melendez Jr. will be truly missed by family and friends.

Survived by parents, Tavita Ybarra and Gustavo Melendez Sr.; Sister, Christine Melendez Penrod and spouse Jimmie Penrod; Son, Lucas Melendez, spouse Celeste and Twin Grandchildren; Nieces, Hope Peralez, Nina Ashley and spouse Tylor; Nephews, Rudy Peralez Jr., Tray Penrod and Cody Penrod; 7 great grand nieces, 4 great grand nephews.

Service Information

Saturday May 08, 2021
12:30 p.m. – 5 p.m.
2 p.m.
Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel
8706 Almeda Genoa Rd.
Houston, Texas 77075


  1. Stefanie Olivo on May 8, 2021 at 9:01 pm

    Rest in peace cousin, we love you.

  2. D’Lisa Vazquez on May 8, 2021 at 9:25 pm

    Fly high and catch all the big fish in heaven Cousin! You will be greatly missed. Watch over Tia and all of us down here on Earth. Until we meet again rest in eternal peace. ?

  3. Christine Penrod on May 8, 2021 at 9:35 pm

    You will be missed brother i love you